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Agriculture -- Tennessee.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin D. Raskopf Papers

Identifier: MS-1877

This collection houses primarily books, pamphlets, charts, correspondence, and drafts of chapters documenting Raskopf's The Agricultural History of Tennessee, which he intended to cover every aspect of the history of farm life from crops to churches. The collection also houses Raskopf's Rural Research Series, which he wrote through the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology at the University of Tennessee.

Dates: 1907-1985; Majority of material found within 1931-1985

C. E. Wylie Papers

Identifier: MS-0581

This collection consists primarily of letters to and from Charles Wylie, including invitations to speak or write, requests for information about the department or the field of dairying, Wylie's attempt to secure a foreign appointment, and department business. Also included is information about the field of dairying, requirements for publications, reports, statistics, and other materials.

Dates: 1958 January 7-1960 December 28

East Tennessee Farmer's Convention Program and Proceedings

Identifier: MS-0633

This collections consists of programs and proceedings from the East Tennessee Farmer's Convention. The manuscripts range from 1872 to 1941, with significant gaps between years (see Scope and Contents Note for more information). The programs specify the times of activities, and the proceedings are a compilation of newspaper clippings, attendance sheets, and type-written accounts of speeches.

Dates: 1872, 1920-1928, 1937, 1939-1941

East Tennessee Farmers’ Convention Programs and Minutes

Identifier: AR-0504
Abstract This collection houses minutes and programs documenting the yearly meetings of the East Tennessee Farmers' Convention held at the University of Tennessee. Files for many of the earlier years contain full transcriptions of lectures and question-and-answer sessions; for the later years (after 1950), only the program of events survives. This collection also houses two scrapbooks of newspaper articles about the annual convention, a small set of black-and-white photographs of attendees in various...
Dates: 1872-1996

J. R. Sasser Letter and Photographs to J. Eldridge Price

Identifier: MS-1253
Abstract A letter dated April 30, 1963, for J. Eldridge Price, President of the Tennessee Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts in Rogersville, Tennessee. This brief letter from Tennessee State Conservationist J. R. Sasser in Nashville, Tennessee, includes six black and white photographs of a recent visit to Nashville from Secretary of Agriculture Orville L. Freeman on April 11, 1963. During the visit Secretary Freeman signed a modernized Memorandum of Understanding with the Bedford...
Dates: 1963 April 30

Joseph Buckner Killebrew Autobiography

Identifier: MS-1429

Agriculturalist J. B. Killebrew wrote this two-volume autobiography in 1896 and 1898. Volume one begins with an account of Killebrew's ancestry, describes his life from birth to the Atlanta Exposition (1881), and closes with an appendix containing more genealogical information. Volume two begins in 1882, chronicles Killebrew's life through 1897, and closes with an article from Harper's written by Martha M. Williams.

Dates: 1831-1898

Manuscript on Dr. Tait Butler

Identifier: MS-2526

This collection contains a bound manuscript, "Dr. Tait Butler," by his son Eugene Butler from 1953, with photographs and articles.

Dates: 1953

Morristown Patrons of Husbandry Grange No. 356 Ledger

Identifier: MS-1938

Collection consists of a single bound ledger from the Patrons of Husbandry, Grange No. 356 of Morristown, Tennessee. The ledger contains a code of ethics, financial information, dues, and attendance and dates of meetings from 1873-1889.

Dates: 1873-1889

Tennessee Jersey Cattle Breeders' Club Annual Sales Books

Identifier: MS-1115

Two ledgers recording the annual sales of registered Jersey cattle in Tennessee from 1895 to 1900.

Dates: 1895-1900

Thomas Franklin Joyce Papers

Identifier: MS-1236

This collection consists of the farm records and other agricultural-related items of Thomas Franklin Joyce who owned and operated two farms in Winchester, Tennessee for a period of nearly four decades.

Dates: 1934-1976

University of Tennessee College of Agriculture Postcard

Identifier: MS-3115

This collection houses a postcard depicting the University of Tennessee (Knoxville) College of Agriculture, dated 1909. It advertises two-week courses for farmers in such subjects as livestock, horticulture, and soils, and has photographs of the agriculture campus and classes.

Dates: 1909